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dcmac214

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Posted: 04/24/20 10:52am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Coffee table not quite right term but can't think of a better off the cuff.

Looking for RV & camping books, not guides or how-to, but books that you can pick up & put down, start & stop reading on any page.

Got what I could find at Amazon: Camper & RV Humor, Trailerama, Peculiar Place of the RV in American Culture. What else is available? Doesn't need to be new purchase, I've no problem buying good comdition used books.

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Posted: 04/24/20 11:06am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

"Ready to Roll: A Celebration of the Classic American Travel Trailer" by Arrol Gellner and Douglas Keister. 2003. There are used copies for sale on Amazon.


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Posted: 04/24/20 11:41am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I like location specific books from our favorite destinations. I'd suggest a particular photographer journalist for Alaska- Michio Hoshino


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The Ride of Our Lives by Mike Leonard ($17 new, $4 or so on ebay) is the story of a former NBC producer who bought an RV and piled his family plus elderly parents into it for a ride across the US. It's has several emotions from humor to eyes tearing up. Probably not worth the new price but definitely worth the used dollars.


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Environmentally sound, humorously written, for those that have always wondered....How to.......

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I keep state specific atlases around. And literature that's relevant to destinations.


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SAR Tracker wrote:

Environmentally sound, humorously written, for those that have always wondered....How to.......

Thanks, it gives me an idea for a gift to give my GS. [emoticon]

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May I recommend an App for your Android (and possibly IOS) device SimplyE

You create a profile (At the library of New York) you are supposed to need a Library card but. It did not ask me (I have 2 or 3 such cards)

Also if you like science fiction www.baen.com/library Or google baen free library.

Also if you have the kindle app. they have a ton of free books.. A couple summers ago my Internet time was not as great as it is now and I was going through a Cozy Mystery a day.. (Yup I do not so much ead books as Devoure them [emoticon] )

I've done a lot of reading in my day.. Used to return paper back books to the library by the boxfull.. you buy the books, Read 'em Box 'em add a pre-addressed post card and it comes back with a count.. Mine was usually 99.

I vauled them at a buck a used book for tax donation purposes (Likely undervalued) I'd do this at least once a year.


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Posted: 04/24/20 06:02pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We have Texas Highways magazines, of course.


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If your a nostalgia buff, Camping in the Old Style by David Wescott is a good read. This book was on a coffee table at one of the RV parks and I couldn't put it down. With chapters like "Under the canvas" etc. It's how they did it before nylon sleeping bags and our modern RV's.


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